The video Desk

  1. When you come at the king

    Everyone loves an underdog story. When Mixer, a new video game streaming platform was launched in 2016 (initially under the name Beam), the gaming community was excited to see a new competitor enter the streaming arena.

    By Rhys Wallace , written on

    From the video desk

  2. The surplus of livestreaming

    Live content isn’t new, but it was mostly designated to the Twitch viewers and the super fans. Now since everyone is stuck in their homes is livestreaming able to fulfill our social needs? With a 70% increase in IG live usage in the last month, it seems like digital live events have become integral to the new normal.

    By Rohan Kumar , written on

    From the video desk

  3. The Quibi that could have been

    “We’re a startup” Meg Whitman, Quibi’s CEO, said on stage during her keynote at the IAB Annual Leadership Meeting earlier this year in Palm Desert, 2 months before the fledgling service’s formal launch.

    By Ana Milicevic , written on

    From the video desk

  4. Here’s Techtopus plaintiff Michael Devine talking about taking on Apple, Googe et al

    Should have uploaded this a year ago. But better late than never!

    By Paul Bradley Carr , written on

    From the video desk

  5. Facebook should leave video right where it is

    A spin-out worked for messenger, but that doesn’t mean Facebook should create a new YouTube

    By Sarah Lacy , written on

  6. Fifteen years after it was promised, the golden age of video has begun

    But monetizing it remains a gigantic clusterf*ck.

    By Sarah Lacy , written on